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AARP Family Caregiving Survey: Caregivers’ Reflections on Changing Roles

November 1, 2017

This report discusses an AARP survey of caregivers and care recipients that examined emotional experiences and how relationships have changed as a result of caregiving.

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Key Takeaways

Four in ten caregivers say they were not prepared to take on the role of family caregiver.
More than half of caregivers (54%) say they have experienced an unexpected joy in caregiving.
Six in ten care recipients (59%) say they feel less independent since their loved one began providing assistance.

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